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Democracy Now! Monday, January 12, 2004


Published January 12, 2004


Headlines
Iraq War Planning Began Days Into Bush Term
U.S.: Iraqis Downed Black Hawk Helicopter
British & Iraqi Troops Kill 6 Iraqis At Job Protest
Shiite Cleric Demands Direct Iraq Elections
U.S. Declares Hussein POW
Japanese Protest Iraq Troop Deployment
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American Dynasty: Fmr. Top Republican Strategist Discusses The Bush Family's Rise To Power Since WWI
We speak with Kevin Phillips, a former top Republican strategist, who was generally acknowledged as the Republican partys principal electoral theoretician after Ronald Reagans election in 1980. His latest book, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune and the Politics in the House of Bush examines how the Bush family has been consolidating its power for four generations.

DC Holds Early, Non-Binding Primary Election To Focus Attention On Non-Voting Rights Of Residents
The first primary election of 2004 will not be held in New Hampshire, but in the District of Columbia. District officials moved up the ballot from May in an effort to garner national attention to the fact that DC residents have no vote in Congress. We speak with DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who is a non-voting delegate in the House of Representatives.


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Reviews

Reviewer: glenn - - June 26, 2008
Subject: Always good, often great.
Always good, often great, it is a treasure waiting for you to discover it: Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman.

This episode is particularly good, and has my official glenn stamp of approval.

If you are interested in American 20th and 21st century politics, you maybe shouldn't miss this one.
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